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Brain-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice.

This book is designed for mental health professionals treating children and adolescents; it is a simple but powerful primer for understanding and successfully implementing the most critical elements of neuroscience into an evidence-based mental health practice. Written for counsellors, social workers, psychologists, and graduate students, this new treatment approach focuses on the most common disorders facing children and adolescents, taking into account the uniqueness of each client, while preserving the requirements of standardized care under evidence-based practice.


  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Preface xi
  • 1 Changing and Staying the Same 1
  • 2 Temperament and Neurodynamics 24
  • 3 Attachment and Subjectivity 41
  • 4 Rupture and Repair in Caregiving Relationships 59
  • 5 Adolescence 83
  • 6 Working from the BASE 100
  • 7 Disorders of Attention and Self-Regulation 121
  • 8 Anxiety in Children and Adolescents 143
  • 9 Depression in Children and Adolescents 175
  • Appendix: Primer on the Brain 198
  • References 230
  • Author Index 280
  • Subject Index 283

Author Bio:

John B. Arden, PhD, is the Director of Training for the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center for the Northern California Region. In his capacity, he oversees the internships and postdoctoral psychology residencies in twenty-two medical centers. He is the author of nine other books.

Lloyd Linford, PhD, serves as Chair-man of Psychiatry and Chemical Depen-dency Best Practices for Kaiser Permanente's Northern California healthcare system, is a clinical psychologist at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, and is in private practice in Oakland, California.





Brain-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Author: John Arden and LLoyd Lindord

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